Nov 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
, reasons including challenges live dealing with hurricane sandy and the stuff economy and people looking to the pulpit for answers. >> now, granted jesus returns us to good. >> growing up. scott saw attending church more of a chore. and what religion experts say what young adults do, he put his parent's religion out of his life. >> and the typical age, 18, 19, 20 and students, both men and women were dissatisfied perhaps with the spiritual churches. >> what numbers did you come up with. >> years later scott came back. >> and i had what prayer relationship with god. it wasn't a church thing, but. >> and rubble life study. >> they man begin to come back for nostalgic reasons and there are individuals who say i like the way religion is. >> and some say it's a family, a tough patch. >> for me personally when things look down, i look up. >> you know, harris, there's been early things in organizations to coax workers back to the fold. a few catholic dioces run adults to keep reverts and rabbis, hebrew for a new generation. >> harris: how about that, thank you, dominic, good to see you.
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
the entire economy. a lot of details here and they are coming up inside fox report. well, just hours remain in what is expected to be the biggest online shopping day ever. the research firm core score predicts americans will spend $1.5 billion online today alone this cyber monday. that's up 20% from last year. the national retail federation reports the average holiday shopper spent $423 this weekend in stores and online. total spending an estimated $59 billion. cheryl casone live from the fox business network with us tonight. cheryl, that's a big shot in the army for the economy. isn't it? >> it certainly is, shepard. we are seeing an allot of interest in online shopping today. initial numbers into fox business about how many people are out there spending this, today cyber monday. this is going to be already the biggest cyber monday ever when it comes to sales or revenues for the nation's he biggest retailers. number one amazon.com. number two wal-mart. 122 million people shopping today on web sites with the estimate looks like at this point we are going to blow through that. w
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
to avoid the fiscal cliff? >> everybody agrees. >> going over the fiscal cliff will hurt our economy and will hurt job creation in our country. >>er -- every family in america will see their taxes automatically go up at the beginning of next year. >> shepard: so how to avoid that. >> the president and congress will either fail together or we will succeed together. >> there has to be a deal. there has to be an agreement. >> and if they can't come up with a compromise, we are all going to pay the price. plus, they are some of the biggest names in baseball. bonds, clemens, sosa. all three tainted by accusations they used performance enhancing drugs. but should that keep them from cooper's town? tonight, the great debate over baseball's hall of fame ballot but first from fox this wednesday night, the president hopes who have the framework of a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff by christmas. president obama says he would like congress to pass a bill even sooner to extend tax cuts for the middle class families. and he invited some of those middle class americans to the white house t
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
about how we feel about the economy. >> oh, yeah. that's right. investors may not like it, but consumers love it. their confidence, the highest level in many, many months. still below 90, which is really the point at which you see a really strong and robust economy. but the fact that consumer confidence has been doing so much better, it's very important. now, here is possibly a source of their optimism. 20% of consumers expect more jobs in the next six months and that would be a cause for much optimism. >> shepard: yes, it would. the fears about europe's debt crisis clearly eased a bit 'cause there is another deal to provide aid to greece. >> more money for greece, $57 billion. it took three weeks to come to this conclusion for european and global leaders to say hey, we'll give you the money. it will come in four installments and if they didn't get this, they would be in bankruptcy. as you know, that would be bad for the entire e.u. that country, greece, has an unemployment rate of 25%. 25. >> shepard: big number. >> it's a very big number. >> shepard: thank you. >> thank you.
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
maryland. first though, let's go to steve brown in chicago. steve, the u.s. economy could certainly use a boost of holiday shopping. so what's the outlook? >> well, there are some good signs early. one of them comes from the national association of retailers. now, their projections tend to be pretty conservative. all the same. this organization believes that as far as retailers are concerned, it's going to be a pretty good 2012 holiday shopping season. we expect sales to rise 4% this year a little lower than last year. we really believe that consumers are feeling a lot more confident this year. now if you are looking for a segment to grow even faster than 4 hers projection try online already. ibm research signature it was up 17% on thanksgiving day. 20% already for this holiday shopping season, john? >> it turns out some of those black friday deals are not all they are cracked up to be. >> some of them, according to decide incorporated which part nerd up with a news corps fellow organization the "wall street journal" they took a look at some of these bargains and came to the same co
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
fiscal cliff. he says a compromise would prevent sudden and severe shock to our economy. if the two sides do not reach a deal, we know exactly what's going to happen. after new year's day, tax cuts expire for everybody. and deep automatic spending cuts take effect. economists say that could send us right into another recession. mike emmanuel live on capitol hill. hello, mike. >> shep, congressional sources say talks have been business like and productive and almost everybody realizes they're going to have to give a little to get this done. several senators mentioned entitlement reform when i asked about where to cut. >> reform doesn't mean you throw these programs out. you run them more efficiently. you look at the fraud or waste and abuse that's been identified and then you come into the revenue picture. you know. people will call me and say, we need to trim this program. good with me, but the problem is it doesn't generate the difference that you need to make here. >> nebraska senators calling for going big, tax reform and entitlement reform since those are huge lifts for congress
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
blames the weak economy along with an increase along with the cost in postage. a lot more people doing their shopping online. an eerie piece on the israel gaza border after days of deadly fire there. tonight we are finding out what role the white house played behind the scenes and whether u.s. officials think this peace can last. plus, new video just coming in from a holiday tragedy. dozens of dozens of people injured. others killed in a massive highway pileup. the new details next. r you. no, after you. oh, after you. no, after you. [ male announcer ] black friday will never be thsame. with our 1-hour in stock arantee, get here between 10 and 11, and you're guaranteed to get these electronic gifts in time for christmas. the first and only place to go on black friday. walmart. e. >> greg: at least two people are now dead, dozens injured after a massive highway pileup in texas. it happened this morning. heavy fog interstate 10 near beaumont east of houston. authorities say there were more than 100 vehicles in the wreck. the fog reportedly so thick that emergency crews at first had no id